Posts Categorized: Interior

Ballroom Chandeliers

My first big decor purchase for the Roseboro. I bought 15 of the large chandeliers and 14 of the wall sconces. They will make the ballroom look soooo classy! Can’t you just see these illuminating through the large ballroom windows? The ballroom will be done by December in time for the Victorian Holiday Festival.

Ihlseng, Narvesen, & Lindstad Piano

Another amazing new find for the Roseboro! A neighbor across the street from me had an estate sale this past week. I saw that they had a beautiful square grand piano for sale. I told them about the Roseboro Project and how I thought that piano would look great in the lobby. Last night, the… Read more »

Roseboro Laundry Building

The Laundry Building behind the Roseboro was built in 1932. Three stories tall, its terra cotta block has a concrete facade, much like a frescoed villa in Italy. It also has steel beam construction throughout. There is beautiful wainscoting on the main floor and concrete slab floors that held steam operated laundry equipment. Some of… Read more »

Restoration of Sprinklers and Public Bathrooms

We continue to make progress on assessing renovation costs. Project Manager, Gary O’Connor, met today with the sprinkler company folks to do an assessment of the sprinkler system throughout the Roseboro. Most all of it needs to be replaced at some point. They need to do pressure tests and backwash procedures before they can complete… Read more »

Albany Elevator Company To The Rescue

There are definitely two schools of thought when it comes to restoring old elevators. As many of you know, there is currently a 1939 Otis Elevator in the lobby of the Roseboro. It has 7 stops because the Howland House and the Roseberg Hotel were at different levels when they were connected together. The elevator… Read more »